Charter planes are getting more and more popular these days. With land traffic becoming more and more problematic by the day, most people opt to get chartered by plane because they don’t have to worry about getting stuck in traffic. Aside from getting to their destination quickly and safely, the private jets also offer a sense of comfort and privacy when in-flight.
If you are thinking of getting a private plane to charter you for a business trip, then the first thing to do is to choose the type of private charter suitable for you and your group. There are five types available, after all. They are the heavy jets, super mid jets, mid-size jets, light jets, and turboprops.
Heavy jets are private jets with a seating capacity of nine to 16 people. It can travel around 3,200 to 7,000 statute miles or 2,785 to 6,090 nautical miles at a speed of 400 to 500 MPH (350 to 435 Knots). The heavy jets boast about a more spacious cabin. Its height in feet is 6.1, after all. You will pay an amount within the price range of $4,000 to $8,950 to rent a heavy jet. Some well-known types of heavy jets that are in existence nowadays include Global Express, Challenger 850, Challenger 604, Challenger 605, Gulfstream GIV, Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream GV, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream GIII, Legacy 600, Falcon 7X, Falcon 900, Falcon 900B, Falcon 900EX, Airbus Corporate Jet 350, Airbus Corporate Jet, 320, Boeing Business Jet, and Lineage 1000. With this lineup, the private jet charter is indeed for VIPL airliners!
Super Mid Jets
The super mid jets are generally considered smaller compared to the heavy jets. While the heavy jets can seat around nine to 16 people, about only seven to nine people can be accommodated with the super mid jets. Its cabin height is only 5.8 feet. However, in terms of performance, the super mid jets are not any less than the heavy jets. Super mid jets are capable of a range of 3,200 to 3,600 statute miles or 2,785 to 3,130 nautical miles. In terms of its speed, it can go from 400 MPH to 525 MPH. Renting this jet can cost you around $3,500 to $4,950. Some examples of the super mid jets include Challenger 300, Falcon 50, Falcon 2000, and Citation X.
For groups of six to nine people, the mid-size jet is a good choice for Los Angeles based private plane charters. With its range of about 2,785 to 3,120 statute miles or 1,914 to 2,435 nautical miles, the mid-size jet can bring the group to great distances. It is smaller compared to the first two options with its cabin height of 4.8 feet. It boasts of speed 400 to 500 MPH. Renting a mid-size jet can cost around $2,500 to $3,300. Some worthy mid-size jets to spend money on including the Lear 60, Citation Excel, and Hawker 850XP.
If you have a group of five to eight people, then consider renting a light jet since this is cheaper compared to its bigger constituents. Its range run from 1,600 to 2,000 statute miles or 1,390 to 1,740 nautical miles. It has a cabin height of 4.5 feet. As for its speed, it can go from 400 to 600 MPH. For renting the light jets, one will need to pay within the range of $1,900 to $2,300. Some light jets include Lear 70, Lear 75, Phenom 100, Citation Mustang, Citation CJ3, and Citation Ultra.